Honors Program Council

The Phi Theta Kappa Honors Program Council is responsible for making recommendations to Headquarters staff about the biennial Honors Study Topic, for assisting with the compilation of the Honors Program Guide, and for serving as members of the Editorial Board for Civic Scholar: The Phi Theta Kappa Journal of Undergraduate Research. Made up of Phi Theta Kappa chapter advisors, Headquarters staff and consultants, members of the Honors Program Council are selected for its their broad knowledge of the Honors Study Topic, balance in their academic disciplines, and their understanding of and commitment to Phi Theta Kappa's integrated approach to its Hallmarks of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Fellowship.


 

Dr. Rosie Banks
Humanities Representative
Harold Washington College
Chicago, Illinois
Term of Service:
July 2018 – June 2022

Susan Edwards
Chair
Associate Vice President,
Honors Programming and Undergraduate Research
Phi Theta Kappa
Cypress, Texas

Dr. Blake Ellis
Associate Vice President,
Outreach and Engagment
Phi Theta Kappa
Houston, Texas
 

 

Debbra Esparza
Executive Associate Vice President,
Regional Development
Phi Theta Kappa
Kingwood, Texas

Dr. Joan Fedor
Honors Consultant
Sun City West, Arizona

Prof. Steve Fritts
Leadership Development Representative
Ozarks Technical Community College
Springfield, Missouri
Term of Service:
July 2018 – June 2022

Dr. Patty Hall
Technical/Workforce Representative
Cañada College
Redwood City, California
Term of Service:
July 2016 – July 2020

Prof. Rahul Kane
STEM Representative
Century College
White Bear Lake, Minnesota
Term of Service:
July 2018 – June 2022

Prof. Cassandra Powell
Social Sciences/Communications Representative
Richard J. Daley College
Chicago, Illinois
Term of Service:
July 2016 – July 2020

Prof. Lara Roemer
Service Learning Representative
Carl Sandburg College
Galesburg, Illinois
Term of Service:
July 2015 - July 2020

Dr. Terri Ruckel
Humanities Representative
Pearl River Community College, Forrest County Center
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Term of Service:
July 2018 – June 2022

Jennifer Stanford
Associate Vice President,
Program Implementation
Phi Theta Kappa
Keller, Texas

Dr. Mitch Stimers
STEM Representative
Cloud County Community College, Geary County Campus
Junction City, Kansas
Term of Service:
July 2018 – June 2022